It’s “Fitness Friday” – Stroke!

Hello WHUR Family,

Food not only fuels our bodies, it also awakens our senses. Nature has given us the best of everything when it comes to food. We now know that the most beautifully-colored foods are also the most nutritious. And, when used in recipes, combining foods can make a beautiful presentation, have intoxicating aromas, fill our mouths with wonderful textures and flavors and create memories. So, food is clearly more than just fuel. Food also provides energy. That energy is what we commonly call calories. Let’s explore the relationships and how to make it all work for us.

- Fitness Friday Groove -

Artist: LL Cool J
Song: I’m Bad

- Fitness Friday Exercise Program -

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Now – for your exercise program for today – Monday and Wednesday of next week – It‘s all about – The Gluteus, So – here it is…

- The Four Exercise -

That you are going to do are Lunges, Squats, Hip extensions, and Abductions. You will 4 set of 8-12 repetition using a light to moderate weight. And before you start your exercise routine warm-up for 10 minutes on the treadmill or stationary bicycles.

 

 

- Fitness Friday Meal of The Day -

Grilled Veggie Sliders

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Ingredients

  • 4 plum tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 small zucchini, sliced (about 2 cups)
  • 1 medium green or red pepper, coarsely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat balsamic vinaigrette or Italian salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup shredded 2% milk mozzarella cheese
  • 1 package (15 ounces) Wheat Buns

Directions

  1. Place the tomatoes, zucchini, pepper and onion into a large bowl.  Add half the dressing and toss to coat.
  2. Lightly oil a grilling platter or vegetable basket.  Place the vegetables onto the platter.
  3. Grill the vegetables for 15 minutes or until tender, turning them over once halfway through the grilling time.  Remove the vegetables to a large bowl.  Add the remaining dressing and toss to coat.  Stir in the cheese.
  4. Split the rolls and grill until toasted.  Divide the vegetable mixture among the buns.

- Fitness Friday Fitness Feature -

 Yenny Polanco

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About Yenny Polanco:

I’ve been exercising since I was 14 years old! I started at home, as I was a very skinny and tiny girl that just wanted to make her body stronger. I began my training with bodyweight exercises, and then progressed to training with weights. I loved the physical results, but what I loved the most is how good it made me feel inside and out!

Most importantly, fitness doesn’t define me. I don’t train to be recognized…I don’t train to stand out…I train because I love it! I love the challenge, the grind, the endorphins, the sweat, and the pump! I love how it makes me feel. I push myself daily and I compete only with myself. Exercising and eating right enhances my life by enriching my mind, body and spirit. I am blessed to have the opportunity to inspire, motivate and share my passion, knowledge and my 22 years of experience with everyone.

Contact Information:
web site: www.FitnessByYenny.com
Face Book: www.facebook.com/yenyenfit

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- Fitness Friday Special Guest -

Dr. Miller

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About Dr. Timothy Miller, M.D.

Dr. Miller is Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine and has recently joined the Interventional Neuroradiology section at the University of Maryland. He graduated Summa cum Laude from Case Western University and subsequently completed his Radiology residency at the same institution. He subsequently received advanced trained in both diagnostic and interventional Neuroradiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Miller is a Board-certified Radiologist with particular focus in Interventional Neuroradiology/Endovascular Neurosurgery.

- Aaron Ardoin Foundation -

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The Aaron Ardoin Foundation for Sickle Cell Anemia was established in 2005. It is dedicated to assisting those afflicted with this disease by raising necessary funds in order to:

  • Increase Awareness about the prevalence of Sickle Cell Anemia in numerous ethnic populations, its various forms, the options for treatment, the status of research, and the enormous resources needed to address this genetic condition.
  • Enhance Treatment of this chronic illness and its many debilitating, even fatal, complications.
  • Promote Prevention by educating caregivers, social service agencies, and communities about the genetic nature of this disease, as well as the screening options that are available for decreasing the number of newborns with Sickle Cell Disease.
  • Advance the Cure by providing vital resources to support Sickle Cell Disease’s medical research efforts.

Contact Information: http://aaronardoinfoundation.org/

Enjoy You Day,
DH

 


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